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Savannah works to battle insect epidemic while keeping oaks green

...insects. "These scale have always been around, but it's more of an epidemic this year," said Savannah Park and Tree Director David White. "I've never heard of it being this bad." Kermes scale typically spend their entire life on an oak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/21/met_419678.shtml
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Pulaski project stalled

...the next two weeks. City facilities maintenance director Billy Jones, who has overseen monument work since Park and Tree Director Don Gardner resigned in January, said the firm hasn't given any indication what its findings may be. But it didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/12/met_288401.shtml
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Grave in Poland may help identify Savannah remains

...government and the Catholic church to exhume Mrs. Witkowska's remains, said Don Gardner, the Savannah park and tree director who has led the effort to positively identify Pulaski's remains. "I know the exhumation of human remains, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/met_216425.shtml
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Tree dispute prompts review of decisions

...the department's decisions to the commission of private citizens if the department denies a request to cut down a tree, director Barry Smith said. Summerville resident Ann Miller's request was originally denied, but she contacted officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/28/met_205995.shtml
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Pulaski's descendants sought

...exhume a deceased one. "We want anybody who can help us with genealogical expertise to come forward," Park and Tree Director Don Gardner said Tuesday. "It is quite a mystery. Nothing is ever easy." Pulaski, a Polish-born general mortally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/06/met_204935.shtml
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Mausoleum opposed at Savannah cemetery

...land where Nikola wants to put his mausoleum.It's unsure whether city officials will agree. Savannah Park and Tree Director Jerry Fleming said the city isn't likely to swap Nikola's property for an acre of municipal cemetery space because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-01-14/mausoleum-opposed-savannah-cemetery
City colors 13 fountains for holiday

...in 1984 after vandals colored six city fountains with an unknown dye that could have harmed them. Former Park and Tree Director Don Gardner suggested the city color its own fountains. The green dye doesn't damage the fountains, city Horticulturist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/14/met_408727.shtml
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Monument project on hold

...is not a big deal," Mr. Wermuth said. "We have a solution in hand." He referred other questions to Park and Tree Director Don Gardner, who oversees care of the city's 43 monuments. City Manager Michael Brown acknowledged Monday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/15/met_277907.shtml
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